Islam and Education

Course Information
TitleΙσλάμ και Εκπαίδευση [ΠΠΔΕ] / Islam and Education
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVasiliki Mitropoulou
Course ID600012730

Programme of Study: PPS Tm. THeologías - Eisagōgikī Kateýthynsī Mousoulmanikṓn Spoudṓn (EKMS 2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 40
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course745

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
General Prerequisites
No prerequisites are needed for the students to attend the course.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course the students are able to: -analyse the different and often divergent ways of teaching the subject of religion and especially Islam in European and Muslim educational systems. -deepen their knowledge in the discussions on the nature of the Religious Studies course in European and majority Muslim settings -understand the various models of approach to the course, catechistic, confessional, cognitive, etc. -synthesize this knowledge in the development of the courses -know the applications of MTTH and the priorities in the Greek public school -develop skills, cognitive and pedagogical, for the teaching of MTH in general and Islam in particular
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Islam and Education. Students will be informed on the educational instruments of teaching and approaching the course of Religion at the Greek educational system within the Greek Public Schools, and particularly they will be aware about the teaching of Islam in European and Ιslamic educational systems and environments.
Islam, Education, secular, traditional, Curricula of Religion
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
In the lectures is used laptop, beamer, interactive board The ppts are on the elearning platform The communication with the students is via the elearning platform as well as their grades.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment341.4
Student Assessment
written examinations at the end of the semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Ζιάκα Αγγελική (2016). Διαπολιτισμική Θρησκευτική Εκπαίδευση και Ισλαμικές Σπουδές. Προκλήσεις και προοπτικές σε Ελλάδα, Ευρώπη, Η.Π.Α.(επιμ.) Αθήνα: Μαΐστρος
Additional bibliography for study
1. Leni Franken, Bill Gent (eds.), Islamic Religious Education in Europe. A Comparative Study, Routledge, 2022. 2. Ντόλκερα Ανθούλα (2020) Θρησκευτική Εκπαίδευση στην Ευρώπη (μεταπτυχιακή διπλωματική εργασία) (αδημ.) Στο διαδίκτυο: (κατεβαίνει και αποθηκεύεται σε μορφή pdf) 2. Staff, Writer. "Islam - History of Islamic Education, Aims and Objectives of Islamic Education". (ανακτήθηκε 22.07.2018) Staff, Writer. "Education". oxfordislamicstudies. (ανακτήθηκε 22.07.2018)
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